Driver charged after 1 killed, 1 injured in northeast Columbus crash

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Police are investigating a fatal crash that happened in northeast Columbus Thursday evening.

The crash happened just after 6:30 p.m. in the area of Cleveland Avenue and Minerva Avenue.

Officials said two vehicles were involved crashed.

Authorities say a Jeep Liberty operated by Jose Veliz was traveling southbound on Cleveland Avenue when he drove left of center and crashed into a Ford Fusion driving northbound.

According to police, a passenger in the Fusion 31-year-old, Amber Moses was pronounced dead at Mount Carmel St. Ann's and a second person was taken to Grant Medical Center in stable condition.

Police say Veliz has been charged with aggravated vehicular homicide and vehicular assault.

The crash remains under investigation, according to investigators.

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